POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners approved a lease agreement with John McGee to operate the Meigs County Golf Course during Thursday’s meeting.
Steve and Sandy Clay had leased the property from the county since 2010. The new lease terminates the lease by the Clays.
The new lease is under the same terms as the previous lease, with McGee paying $1 per year for the five-year lease.
The approximately 54-acre property was donated to the county by Jay Hall, Jr. for the purpose of a golf course.
The commissioners also signed a request for the transfer of the liquor license at the golf course from the Clays to McGee.
The bid from Jeffers Coal, Trucking and Excavating was approved for the demolition of homes in Racine. The bid of $30,000 will include five houses.
A bid from Baum Lumber Company was also approved for the Racine Village Shelter House in the amount of $10,825.21.
In other business, the commissioners approved animal claims as requested by Shannon Korn and Rob Combs.
Fonds appropriated from certified, unappropriated funds were as follows: $100,000 into employee salaries, Sheriff; $25,000 into housing of prisoners; and $5,000 into autopsies.
An appropriation adjustment was approved in the amount of $970.30 for the clerk of courts.
Edward Durst was appointed to the Meigs Metropolitan Housing Authority Board.
Bills were paid in the amount of $174,990.88, with $11,936.48 from county general.
Present at the meeting were commissioner Tom Anderson, Tim Ihle and Mike Bartrum, clerk Gloria Kloes and Denise Alkire from the grants office.
Weekly meetings of the Meigs County Commissioners are held each Thursday at 1 p.m. at the courthouse.